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. they are members of the terror group and they may be planning attacks. both men are on the fbi's 10 most wanted lists. >>> vice-president joseph biden said the obama administration is not giving up on assault weapons. it will not be part of a gun control senate because it does not have enough votes to pass but it could still pass an amendment. vice-president joseph biden is speaking about the need for gun control this morning with the mayor meek bloomberg. >>> he met with a dozen different faiths yesterday when he was still cardinal he proposed they would legalize gay marriages but the idea was rejected. >>> some people say they are gay and will spread hate. the punishment is ugly. now pam girl is responsible for the -- pam is responsible for the ads and she said they are tee -- designed to hurt. >> if this is a small price i have to pay, it is a small price. >>> they have to run the ads because of freedom of speech but mount any will run a peace campaign at the same time as those controversial ads. >> according to new research, they favor same sex marriages and they have changed their views on
raising concerns. >> >> the fbi said they know who pulled off one of the biggest art heists in history. the mission they are now focusing on. >> there is new information tonight about a man from maryland that died from rabies after receiving a kidney transplant. the victim was one of four people that received organs from aviation mechanic william small. initially, it was believed that he died of a stomach virus. now, he they said he had rabies and the rabies was transferred to the transplant recipients. >>> new information come to light in the investigation of one of the nation's biggest art thefts almost two decades ago. the took 13 works from a boston museum. they are valued at half a billion dollar. today, fbi and museum officials released this video showing the aftermath of the theft and here, you see the works of art themselves. they released new information on the thieves, saying they are "meet the presses" of a northeast criminal organization who took the art to connecticut and pennsylvania. there is a $5 million reward, now, they just want to find the artwork and bring it back.
promised to bring them to her in the united states but instead kidnapped them. the fbi found them and arrested the couple. >>> fight is forcing a man from his home after he tried to find a way to pay his mortgage. ktvu's rob roth is live in oakland. >> reporter: this afternoon this house in east oakland was sold for 183,000 by a bank, even though the owner lived here for 20 years. while foreclosures drifted from the headlines they still happen. just ask the owner. >> yes. >> reporter: he lived in this home since 1993 but he and his daughter won't be able to stay much longer. >> despair. unimaginable to have to move after 20 years of being here. >> reporter: they bought the house after retiring from the army. but 5 years ago he got divorced and had to refinance to pay his ex-wife the loan from bank of america became unfordable. he tried to work with bank of america. >> different person each time you talk to them. different answer every time you talk to them. a lust of frustration. -- a lot of frustration. >> reporter: he went to his bank this afternoon with the alliance of californ
. the fbi found the boys and arrested the couple. >>> spring is here and so is a warming trend. coming up, where you will find the warmest weather in the bay area over the next few days. >> first, thousands of runners set to take over local streets this weekend. why the mayor says this will provide more than just an economic boost and the golden gate bridge is bracing for the removal of toll takers, and the other dramatic change at that land mark bridge. >>> the u.s. supreme court takes up prop 8 and same-sex marriage in 5 days. we talked with the couple who are at the center of the lawsuit. they are one of two couples who are plaintiffs in the biggest civil rights cases. on tuesday the u.s. supreme court will hear arguments and whether proposition 8 is unconstitutional. >> for a family, it is an important struggle and there has been sacrifice and at the same time it has been -- it is a huge honor. >> they will travel to washington, d.c. for the arguments and their twin sons will join them in the courtroom. and ktvu's david stevenson is heading to washington, d.c. to cover the arguments o
francisco history as agents of the fbi, sheriff deputy and local police joined in the search. whatever their fate the three convicts have apparently accomplished a feet that many have tried with no success. >> did they survive the frigid waters of san francisco bay and disappear as three men? the mystery of the only inmates who ever escaped from alcatraz. [ female announcer ] now your best accessory can be your smile. with colgate optic white toothpaste. it whitens over 2 shades more than a leading whitening toothpaste. and try colgate optic white mouthwash. to whiten more than 3 shades, use the whole whitening line, from colgate optic white. >>> one of the most famous prison escapes in american history involved three men two swam their way to freedom or did they? the 1973 disappearance of three men from alcatraz have remained a mystery to this day. clint eastwood even made a movie about it. what is clear is the men made their way out of the prison and off of the island. the question is whether they survived the frigid waters of the bay. >> reporter: 1.5 million visitors a year take a
. >>> a suspected bank robber wanted by the fbi is back behind bars after being released from jail last week. 22-year-old gary fite jr. was arrested for a bank robbery earlier in month but then he was freed from jail because the charges weren't filed on time. the fbi says the county should have given federal prosecutors more time to build their case for bank robbery, which is a federal crime. >>> those looking to have a meal will have to wait longer than originally expected. ther berkeley restaurant has been closed since a fire on march 8th. the owner had expected to open the restaurant at the end of this month. but the builder now says both porches must be rebuilt. the restaurant will remain closed until the work is completed. >>> showers moving out of the area right now. we have light sprinkles around. most of the heavy rain moved out about an houring a. you can see a new light showers lingering around oakland. showers now light. but that changes around as we get into the next few hours. the computer model goes into 2:00 a.m. then it starts going again. most of us are asleep. we move it forwar
brookes and reed denied the accusations. oakland's auditor says she plans to send her findings to the fbi and the state fair political practices commission. >>> the commission that set salaries for lawmakers and other officials will consider where they deserve a pay raise. the commission cut elected officials' salaries by 5% during the recession. a survey find that they get the highest base pay in america. six others were paid more atlanta year than brown. they meet every year to determine if any changes should be made to the salaries of the california elected officials >>> the cia may be getting out of the drone business they may no long be involved in drones to carry out attacks against terrorists. the drone program is being shifted to the defense department. the idea is to toughen criteria for drone strikes. >>> president obama continues his middle east trip as reported from the washington d.c. news room. president obama just spoke along palestinian leaders >>> president obama there with the palestinian president and that he is very serious about ending division with israel. he is meet
attacks on u.s. interests. both men are on the fbi's ten most-wanted terrorist lists. in washington, the house of representatives expected to approve a stopgap one to avoid a government shutdown next week. it approved it yesterday. it coops the government funded for six more months, it does not reverse the sequester but gives flexibility on how they make the cuts. >>> happening now, people are lined up outside of the new bakery for the grand opening and the chance to score some free bread. ktvu, how many have been standing in line? >> they just reached a hundred people. you could see the line behind me and i have been told that the first person in line is here since 5:00 p.m. yesterday i want to show you some of the lawn chairs that are out here you can see one of the first people in line has a tent out here. they are offering free bread. i want to talk to the second person in line because the first person is second harvest food bank. this is not the first time you have stood in line, you're from sacramento. >> i'm from sacramento >> why are you out here? >> we love free bread and t
say they know the person because they have dealt with him before. frjs the fbi released the photo of a bank robber. investigators have dubbed the man the hoody bandit. described as 25 to 30 years old. five feet five to five feet 7 inches tall. the bandit is responsible for 3 robberies last month. that includes ahold up inside a safe way store on february 14th. >> time now 7:35. flight attendants plan to protest to allow small knives on planes. overturn the tsa decision. flight attendants are also asking passengers to sign online white house petition. allowing small knives on planes will allow those screeners to focus on looking for explosives. >>> we are finding out about a shocking admission by the animal rights group pita. 90% of the animals handed over to peta's shelter have been euthanized. last year alone, more than 1,000 cats and 600 dogs were put down. peta is telling the daily mail it had no choice because most of those animals were unadoptable. dozens of dogs are missing in southern idaho and think they may have been killed in a strange ritual. almost 40 dogs were reporte
. >>> audit of two oakland city council member is in the hand of the district attorneys office and the fbi. among other things the audit accuses them of using their power to influence the bidding process for the $2 million cleanup at the former oakland army base. both brooks and reid deny any claim. councilman reid is the target of a second investigation. this is a story you will see only on two where we obtained a report from a private investigator working for a business that was concerned about corruption at the former oakland army base. that includes an interview with a man who claims his business partner paid money to get special treatment from city hall and specifically councilman reid. >> what was that money for? >> just so that he can get whatever he wants from the city. >> reporter: how do you think he was doing that? >> because he had connections. >> it's just really mind boggling to me that someone can say that because they are in a relationship with someone else that they paid me $50,000 because i wanted to retire. well i'm still here. i just got reelected. i have never taken a
. >>> the fbi is now working with east bay police to track town a serial bank robber. the suspect is being called the button down bandit. police say on march 12th he robbed a wells fargo in pleasanton. he's also charged of robbing a chase bank. the suspect is then to wear a gray long sleeve button down collared shirt with black dress shoes. >>> drug agents in los angeles say it's no laughing matter. they have taken down a crime ring distributing laughing gas. they served search wantons 17 areas. on the streetst it's nicknamed noz and users say they inhale the gas for a cheap high. >> the gas can be taken home and huffed or taken to a large underground party where balloons are sold $3-$5 a pop. >> the feds seized large tanks of noz which weighed a total of 36,000 pounds. they have a street value of $20 million. >>> the president of cypress is in belgium seeking a last minute reprieve. if he can't strike a deal with the european union by tomorrow the bank will cut off emergency funds to banks in cypress. the government had agreed with its lenders to place a 20% tax over any account above $10
in the hands of the district attorney's office and the fbi. the auditor listed more than a dozen alleged violations by council members. among other things, the audit uses their power to -- the bidding process for the cleanup of the old oakland army base. both brooks and reed denied the allegations. in the meantime, ktvu has learned there's a second investigation. this is a story you will see only on 2. we obtained a report from a private investigator from a company that was charged with corruption. that report includes an interview with a man who claims his business partner claimed money to get special treatment from city hall and specifically councilman reed. >> what was that money for? >> just so that he can get whatever he wants from the city's approval. >> how do you think he was doing that? >> because he had connections. he had a connection with larry reed. >> it was mind-boggling to me that someone can say that because they're in a relationship with someone else, that they paid me $50,000 because i wanted to retire. well, i'm still here. i just got re-elected. i have never taken a
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